by Mike on Oct 31, 2006 Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab XLT 4WD Styleside 8 ft. LB (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
I love this truck... I've had a 89 F150 XLT, 97 Expedition, 2001 SuperCrew and now the 04 F150 XLT and I can't rave enough on how good this truck is. Towing is a dream, power is excellent, brakes are great, steering is tight and responsive. Only problems were a warranty recall on the rear axle, and a recurring dead battery since year one, which is a bad battery, but Ford won't replace it. I'm going to try one more time, before our Minnesota winter to get them to pony up. Did the K&N filter and cut off the stock muffler for a Flowmaster 3" 3 chamber SUV series muffler and this thing sounds great without droning at any speed. I still get 15 mpg avg summer and 13 mpg avg winter! I drive it hard.
by Adam on Aug 7, 2005 Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab XLT 4WD Styleside 8 ft. LB (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
What a great truck! The quality of the 2004 Ford F-150 is outstanding. I know that I'm driving a truck because of its aggressive stance and ride height, but sometimes the quietness and comfortable ride have me thinking I'm riding in a luxury sedan (i.e. Crown Victoria). The only downside is the sluggish feel of the throttle when accelerating. They say its because of the truck's weight, but the 5 star frontal crash rating should cancel that negative out. If I had it to do over again, I would buy mine with the 5.4 liter instead of the 4.6 liter. Overall this is a great truck!
by hharle on Sep 2, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab XLT 4WD Styleside 8 ft. LB (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
Just bought it last week and only have
300 miles logged but I am enjoying this
vehical. I just traded in a Grand
Marquis with a performance package so
even though they both have 4.6L engines
the F150 doesn't accelerate nearly as
well(it is also dragging around a 4x4
driveline though) but is just as quiet
on the highway and "thats impressive".
by Sharp on Aug 24, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab XLT 4WD Styleside 8 ft. LB (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
Overall I think its a nice truck. I
don't know how its getting all of
these 10's by other reviewers. I
guess people feel better about a the
truck they bought if they give it high
ratings on everthing. One problem
I've already had to take it in for is
an oil leak. Another problem, which
isn't a big deal, is that it seems
like everyone in Texas has the same
d@mn truck that I've got. But overall
it is a nice truck.
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